These amazing motorhomes were once found roaming the streets. Check out their unique designs, almost all built on a Ford or Chevrolet chassis.
1926 Motor Home
Home made motor home 1929
A 1909 ‘picnic tender’ complete with refrigerator, stove and folding table.
1924 Custom-built motor home in Ohio.
The sides of this 1920 trailer dropped down to make two canvas-covered sleeping compartments for four people.
This pop up trailer was featured in the 1939 edition of Popular Mechanic.
1920’s Model T Cottage Conversion
1926 Detroit Family in their Custom Motorhome, traveling to Florida
Gospel Car Number 1 belonged to a preacher and his family. Came with a mobile pulpit and organ. These photos were taken in 1919.
The Shoreland Tandem Town and Country, made by Streamlite, was a great attraction at the 1947-48 at the Sport and Travel Show in Chicago, Illinois. Designer Donald Hamm styled the thirty-footer to match Chrysler’s Town and Country woodie.
1918 Camper – Pull out picnic table and roll up curtains.
Family Displaying Custom Chevrolet Motor Home 1924 in Texas.
1935 House on Wheels
1920s RV made from a single Douglas Fir log.